Tag Archives: Drought

Drought Assistance Deadline Extended

irsFarmers and ranchers who previously were forced to sell livestock due to drought, have an extended period of time in which to replace the livestock and defer tax on any gains from the forced sales. That announcement was made by the Internal Revenue Service yesterday. Farmers and ranchers who, due to drought, sell more Continue reading

Half of State remains in Drought

CDNRState officials say about half of Colorado remains in some level of drought. The Department of Natural Resources said yesterday that more than 15 percent of the state is in a severe to exceptional drought.  The hardest-hit area is in southeastern Colorado, while less Continue reading

Fire Experts Expect Northwest Colorado to Have “Normal” Fire Season

fire season smallPredictive Services with the National Interagency Fire Center calculates the wildland fire potential for this fire season to be normal in the Rocky Mountain Area. However, even in normal years Continue reading